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Re:[teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: June 23, 2011


From: Ken Rohrer (kenroar_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Jun 26 2011 - 00:13:10 PDT

Thanks Jerry! I just put in an order for the 2 TB Fantom at $99. That is an incredible price! I haven't looked at prices lately and prices keep on going down while capacity increases.

Ken Rohrer
The Incredible Art Department

--- On Fri, 6/24/11, TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group digest
> ----- Forwarded Message -----
> From: Jerry Vilenski <>
> To: TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group <>
> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2011 9:42 AM
> Subject: Re: Macs and photoshop
> Ken and others,
> I own 3 external drives, and each does a different job.  I
> have a 500 gig Iomega that handles the Windows side of my
> computer, where I do most of my graphics design
> projects--set designs, fine art printing, wedding
> invitations and poster designs. I'm a big fan of CorelDraw,
> which only comes in a Windows application.  For the Mac
> side, I have a Fantom Drive GreenDrive 1 TB drive for
> photoshop, illustrator, video processing and other large
> files.  I also have a 350 gig Seagate for backing up the
> computer itself.  I did plenty of research before deciding
> on the Fantom, and got a good price from TigerDirect.  They
> currently sell it for around $79.00.  They also have a 2TB
> for around $99.00, which I am considering buying just
> because it is a good bargain.  Like you, I never thought I
> would fill up my Mac (silly me), and when I discovered that
> I was storing nearly 4000 photos on the Mac side, I decided
> to off-load those memory killers and protect them.
>  The externals don't seem to slow down access to my
> files, so I have been very satisfied with them.  I did have
> to return the Seagate, however, the first of which failed
> after around 10 months, so you have to be careful when
> buying.

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